Saturday Spotlight: Top 10 Cookies of the Week


With Valentine's Day nearly past and spring not quite yet here, I thought it was going to be difficult to characterize this week's hot list.* But, boy oh boy, was I ever wrong! 

Granted, a seasonal theme isn't really apparent - the list has as many hearts as it has perfume bottles, Persian carpets, koala bears, and other things! But, as it turns out, "magnificent" is an obvious catch phrase, followed closely by "stunning" and "jaw-dropping"!  And the level of skill required to design and execute these cookies is a clear constant as well. (It couldn't be any higher, could it?!) 

Enjoy, and a huge congrats to this week's honorees!

#1: Flower Bouquet by Lambakery#1 - Flower Bouquet by Lambakery

#2: Cherry Valentine by Love Bug Cakes and Cookies#2 - Cherry Valentine by Love Bug Cookies

#3: Knitted Valentine Koalas by swissophie#3 - Knitted Valentine Koalas by swissophie

#4: Marie Antoinette Cookies by Evelindecora#4 - Marie Antoinette Cookies by Evelindecora

#5: Christmas Joy by LULUCHA#5 - Christmas Joy by LULUCHA

#6: Modern Japanese by Essence_Cookie#6 - Modern Japanese by Essence_Cookie

#7: Flowers with Lace by RH. BAKE#7 - Flowers with Lace by RH. BAKE

#8: Persian Carpet by salon de Masyu#8 - Persian Carpet by salon de Masyu

#9: I Love You Beary Much by My Sweet Art
#9 - I Love You Beary Much by My Sweet Art

#10: Valentine Cookies by Sandra Garvey#10 - Valentine Cookies by Sandra Garvey

So, was I not right about the stellar craftsmanship this week?! Again, kudos to all those cookiers featured this week!

* As a reminder, a word about how the rankings are determined: The rankings are not at all subjective. In fact, they are determined essentially by you, our members, and the activity (number of views, likes, and comments) you've bestowed on each photo. The site uses a top-secret algorithm that weighs these various factors to determine which photos are trending most quickly (i.e., are the "hottest") over specified periods of time. As such, the hot list at the time of this announcement may look a little different a few hours or a day from now as more photos are added to the site.

So that no one has an unfair advantage in making it onto a hot list, the algorithm is secret even to site administrators. Only our platform developers know the code, which has been exhaustively tested by those developers and Cookie Connection staff.

All photos shown here are the courtesy (and copyright) of the designers listed.

To check out our other hot lists, at any time of day, visit our Hot Spot, also found in the site's main navigation line.



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